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Home Alone Too

There I was standing at the door.  I had received final instructions from my friends about things to take care of in their home while they vacation in Florida for four months.  The snow was falling lightly and the daylight was … Continue reading

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The Moron’s Case For Hillary Clinton…because some of you really are that stupid.

An old colleague and I were having breakfast this morning when he looked up at the news (I can’t remember which network …MSNBC, I think) and noticed a split screen of Donald Trump and Hillary Clint… Source: The Moron’s Case For Hillary … Continue reading

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I Met a True Elder Today and the Trees Talked

Today I met a man who is a true elder. Don Grayston is someone who speaks wisdom to those who are younger and hands them the truth and the baton lightly.  He is a wise and gentle man who founded … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in Smudging?

A friend sent me this question the other day in a message and in the usual new style of quick response to text messages I sent back my first response but it has been on my mind ever since. My … Continue reading

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Day of Quiet, Day of Love

In the training I am taking for spiritual direction we have week long residencies.  My group has been blessed to hold our residency at Five Oaks near Paris Ontario.  Mid way through our week of intense learning we have a … Continue reading

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Honouring Pain

It’s been 16 years.  I had him as long as I have been without him but somehow the pain is still deep and the wound opens again as I approach this day which reminds me of the greatest loss of … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Awareness Week in Canada

What about mental illness are you not aware of?  Do you discriminate against people who have a mental illness? Do you know if you have or have had a mental health issue?  Do you know if anyone in your family … Continue reading

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Can’t Sleep aka Anxiety Attack

Midnight the day before a new venture Tomorrow I begin a new bus route.  It might not seem like a big deal but if you have never driven with a bus load of kids while trying to figure out the … Continue reading

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Clouds

Warm fall days and puffy clouds filled the sky.  My red headed friend and I had watched the summer fade together and our summer friends had disappeared. It was too early to build leaf houses under the big old elm … Continue reading

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Fall Equinox – Happy Fall

Grandpa always said if he made it to the Equinox he knew he would be alive for another five months.   I wonder if there was truth to Grandpa’s legend. In my quick research about the fall equinox I was … Continue reading

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